Mr Andrea established AdviCorp in 1997. In addition to managing the firm he is in charge of its corporate finance and M&A advisory activities. From 1988 to 1997 he was an executive director with SBC Warburg in London with investment banking responsibility for Italy and Israel and was also a member of the board of directors of SBC Warburg Italia SIM S.p.A. During that time he advised on numerous high profile and innovative transactions including Italy¡¯s first securitisation.
He previously worked in the corporate finance departments of Chemical Bank International, London, of Banca Nazionale dell¡¯Agricoltura, Rome, during the period 1982-1988. He is a co-founder of IAG (Italian Angels for Growth), the leading Italian business angels¡¯ group and is a member of its board of directors.
He received a Degree in Economics and Political Science from Yale University in 1981. He speaks Italian, English and French fluently in addition to having working knowledge of Spanish and German.